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Joe Biel is a self-made publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. He is the founder/manager of Microcosm Publishing and co-founder of the Portland Zine Symposium. He tours with his films on the Dinner and Bikes program and has been featured in Time Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Utne Reader, Portland Mercury, Oregonian, Broken Pencil, Readymade, Punk Planet, Profane Existence, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll. He is the author of Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business on the SpectrumManspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior, Make a Zine, The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting, Beyond the Music, Bamboozled, Bipedal, By Pedal, and more. He is the director of the documentaries Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, If It Ain't Cheap, It Ain't Punk, Of Dice & Men, $100 & A T-Shirt, and the Groundswell film seriesThe Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy described Biel as "not trained in pedagogy."

Pin #149: Sweetheart Chainring

by Joe Biel

A real, classic chainring set from approximately the 1950s. Love your bike means something real here!

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Pin #176: Ask me about freeway removal

by Joe Biel

Freeways are handy for going long distances, but in cities they are too often used to destroy and divide some ...

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Pin #185: Tandem Riders

by Joe Biel

 Riding a bike in tandem is a metaphor for so many things, and the literal reality is pretty great too.

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Pin #203: Aftermass

by Joe Biel and Matt Gauck

Because we should make sure cars have space on the road, too. So long as they follow the rules, behave respectfully, ...

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Pin #205: Old School

by Joe Biel

All these smug young hipsters on their safety bicycles just don't respect how things used to be. Keep it old school and ...

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Pin #207: One Less/Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel

Gotta get the kids to school, groceries back from the store, and lumber to the job site? Look no more! Get your cycle ...

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Pin #208: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

 Get engaged with the world through books! 

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Pin #214: Live Free or Drive!

by Joe Biel

Live free or drive! Even if you drive a car, that doesn't mean you love it, or even can tolerate it very well. Show ...

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Pin #222: Capitalism Displaces

by Joe Biel

Gentrification is going on in cities everywhere. There's a lot of finger pointing and shouting going on, and there IS ...

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs

by Joe Biel

Do you love bicycling so much that you want to wear it on a t-shirt? Let's celebrate fun and raciness. Please? Women's ...

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs magnet

by Joe Biel

Do you love bicycling so much that you want to decorate your fridge or your filing cabinet with this fine, ...

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

by Joe Biel

We've been hearing about how we should make this into a sweatshirt for over a decade and so we did! There are fourteen ...

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Record Store Box

by Joe Biel, Daniel Makagon, Tom Neely, Kevin Prested, Ben Snakepit and Bob Suren

This pack, specifically designed for record stores, include one copy each of The Snake Pit Book, Good Trouble, ...

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Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Chris Carlsson

This is the sequel to Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration, an awesome classic that chronicled the ...

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Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

by Joe Biel, Matt Hern and Cristy Road

It ain't easy being a kid these days. For the first time in generations, today's teens have worse prospects ahead of ...

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Sticker #001: Critical Mass

by Joe Biel

Critical Mass is an event typically held on the last Friday of every month in cities around the world where ...

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